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I've installed C&C Tiberium Wars on my PC and when I click to play I get "DirectX Error" message in a box and it says:
"Please make sure you have DirectX 9.0 or higher installed. Also verify that your video card meets the minimum requirements. and that you do not have hardware acceleration disabled in the Display control panel."
Well as far as I know I have DirectX 9.0 or higher, and my Graphic Cards is a NVidia GeForce 9800 GX2.
I've played other games (Bioshock, Crysis and COD 4) with no problem at all.
Can anyone help? and how do I check to see if I have Hardware acceleration disabled on.
Hmm a strange thing I have come across, there doesn't appear to BE any setting to turn off hardware acceleration on Vista at all! But then I run C&C3 and Kanes Wrath on Vista and they work fine (even if I have to turn all the graphics and stuff to low/off) but then that is my laptops problem.
Right, but as I said following up there are no options to turn it off in Vista so that can't be the problem. Only other things are check you have definitely got Direct X 9.0 OR higher, and that your graphics card is compatible with the game I guess.